Senior Compliance Specialist
Company: Leon County, FL
Posted on: November 20, 2023
Salary : $39,062.40 - $64,438.40 Annually
Location : DSEM - 435 N. Macomb St. Tallahassee, FL
Job Type: Career Service Full Time
Job Number: 134-23
Department: Department of Development Support & Environmental
Division: CODE COMPLIANCE SERVICES
Opening Date: 09/22/2023
Closing Date: Continuous
Pay Grade: 105
General Description of Duties
GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
This position is responsible for all enforcement cases and exhibits
being brought before the Code Enforcement Board; investigation and
enforcement of alleged violations of the Public Nuisance Code and
ordinances under the jurisdiction of Leon County's DSEM Code
Compliance Program; and the enforcement of alleged violations of
Building and Construction regulations, Chapter 5 of the Leon County
Code of Laws.
NOTE: The omission of specific statements of duties does not
exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a
logical assignment to the position. The Job Description
Questionnaire (JDQ) reflects a more detailed description of the
position. Neither the job description nor the JDQ constitutes an
employment agreement. Both are subject to change as the needs of
the County and requirements of the job change.
Conducts ongoing investigations in response to verified complaints
of Chapter 5 and Chapter 14, Public Nuisance in Leon County.
Coordinates and prepares violations cases for presentation before
the Code Enforcement Board or other oversight body.
Coordinates and interacts with other DSEM Divisions in order to
provide efficient and effective follow-up to complaints.
Assists in public education and public relations efforts as related
to the Code Compliance Program.
Performs enforcement activities as related to Building and
Construction Regulations, Chapter 5 of the Leon County Code of
OTHER IMPORTANT OR MARGINAL DUTIES
Work tasks involve specific knowledge of practices and procedures.
The employee must be able to make decisions and to take enforcement
actions independently within the guidelines provided by the
department. Potentially confrontational situations occur on a
regular basis which requires alert, quick, and effective decisions.
The employee must be able to handle multiple cases within given
time frames. Deadlines may be required by statutory and office
procedures. The employee must be able to comfortably accept
responsibility and to defend his or her actions to County officials
and staff. The employee must utilize judgment and creativity in
selecting guidelines to fit new and complex situations. Unique
problems may require the employee to make compromises (under
supervision) due to situations that may occur.
Work activities require significant independent judgment in
determining work methods for the accomplishment of desired results.
Employee must be autonomous, but may seek guidance where
extenuating circumstances may cause strict interpretation of the
codes to be overly burdensome.
Supervision of Others
INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL CUSTOMER CONTACT
Employee has regular and frequent contact with all types of people
within and outside the organization, representing the County in the
interpretation of codes, policies, procedures and practices.
EQUIPMENT AND TOOLS USED
Personal computer, fax machine, data base software, Microsoft
Office Suite, specialized software such as Accela, Project Dox, car
and/or truck are examples of tools and equipment that may be
WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Work is performed mainly outdoors with frequent exercise of
moderate dexterity and speed as in repetitive operation of
equipment. Employee must be able to withstand stressful conditions
whenever confrontational situations arise or workload becomes
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Ability to appear as an expert witness in court cases; write
technical reports, communicate clearly verbally and in writing;
interpret codes and policies and apply in the field; make decisions
and utilize good judgement; prepare and present professional
presentations. Knowledge of conducting title searches, researches
corporations, and code enforcement principles in preparation for
Code Enforcement Board.
Requires graduation from an accredited four year college or
university with a Bachelor's degree and two years of related work
experience; or an equivalent combination of training and
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
A valid State of Florida "Class E" Driver's License and have a
favorable driving record.
Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral
interview and reference check.
FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt. Position is non-supervisory and primarily
provides code inspection and enforcement services.
Revision History: October 1, 1997; May 25, 2000; July 12, 2001; May
22, 2003; July 25, 2006; September 2010; January 13, 2021;
September 28, 2021.
Leon County Government offers an extensive benefit package for FULL
TIME employees. EXECUTIVE LEVEL employee benefits are determined
through contract negotiations. Below are some of the
- Medical Insurance-Employer and Employee Contributions
- Voluntary Dental Insurance
- Voluntary Vision Insurance
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Group Term Life Insurance-Employer Paid
- Voluntary Supplemental Life Insurance
- Voluntary Long Term Disability Insurance
- Voluntary Legal Insurance
- Voluntary Individual Insurance Coverages with AFLAC &
- State of Florida Retirement Plan-Employer & Employee
- Voluntary 457(b) Deferred Compensation Savings for
- Retirement Savings Match-for-employees earning less than
- Annual Leave Accrual
- Sick Leave Accrual
- 3 Personal Days
- Paid Parental Leave
- Tuition Assistance Program
- Employee Assistance Program
- Loans At Work Program
What is your highest level of education?
- Less than High School
- High School Diploma or Equivalent.
- Vocational or Technical School.
- Associate's degree.
- Bachelor's degree.
- Master's degree.
How many years of related work experience do you have?
- No Experience
- 1 Year
- 2 Years
- 3 Years
- 4 Years
- 5 Years or more
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